August 11, 2016: The Weekly Takedown
by Kim Carlson | Aug 11 2016 |
Long Read: Do Twitter’s rules apply to all of its’ users? History shows Twitter’s verification system and application of its community standards favor the rich and famous.
Speech!: Bangladesh’s national telecoms regulator shut down dozens of online news services raising press freedom questions in the country
404: After Facebook deactivated the account of a 23-year-old woman who was shot and killed after posting her five-hour standoff with police to social media, many are calling for the company to rethink their content moderation practices.
Censored:Instagram blocked the account of an artist after his post of a provocative mural of Hillary Clinton went viral, raising questions of the company's political motives when it comes to censorship.
A Venezuelan Olympics fan says his Twitter account was shut down permanently after the IOC complained about videos he posted on the social network.